ABCA Calls from the Clubhouse Podcast

The American Baseball Coaches Association's "Calls from the Clubhouse" podcast covers a variety of topics and features baseball coaches. The podcast is hosted by ABCA College Division Liaison Jeremy "Sheets" Sheetinger. The ABCA plans to host a podcast every week and an accompanying #ABCAchat on Twitter twice per month as schedules permit.


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July 17, 2018 - PLAY MP3
Title: The Evolution of Practice Planning & Player Development with Shaun Larkin, LA Dodgers
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Download/Listen: Episode 91 (MP3)
Guest: Shaun Larkin, LA Dodgers

July 10, 2018 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Chris Pollard, Duke University
Download/Listen: Episode 90 (MP3)
Guest: Chris Pollard, Duke University

July 3, 2018 - PLAY MP3
Title: Competing Between Our Ears with Dr. Bhrett McCabe, The Mind Side
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Download/Listen: Episode 89 (MP3)
Guest: Dr. Bhrett McCabe, The Mind Side

June 26, 2018 - PLAY MP3
Title: Extra Innings with Andy Lopez, ABCA Hall of Fame
Download/Listen: Episode 88 (MP3)
Guest: Andy Lopez, ABCA Hall of Fame

June 19, 2018 - PLAY MP3
Title: Redefining Outfield Play with JT Maguire, Lander University
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Download/Listen: Episode 87 (MP3)
Guest: JT Maguire, Lander University

June 12, 2018 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Andrew Wright, University of Charleston
Download/Listen: Episode 86 (MP3)
Guest: Andrew Wright, University of Charleston

June 5, 2018 - PLAY MP3
Title: On the Recruiting Trails: A Small College Coach’s Perspective
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Download/Listen: Episode 85 (MP3)
Guest: Mike Stawski, Concordia University-Chicago; Brad Stromdahl, Georgia Gwinnett College; Jeff Willis LSU-Eunice

May 29, 2018 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Clay Cox, Paris Junior College (TX)
Download/Listen: Episode 84 (MP3)
Guest: Clay Cox, Paris Junior College (TX)

May 22, 2018 - PLAY MP3
Title: Youth Baseball Practice Planning with Steve Nicollerat, Coach Baseball Right
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Download/Listen: Episode 83 (MP3)
Guest: Steve Nicollerat, Coach Baseball Right

May 15, 2018 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Chuck Box, Hartfield Academy (MS)
Download/Listen: Episode 82 (MP3)
Guest: Chuck Box, Hartfield Academy (MS)

May 8, 2018 - PLAY MP3
Title: Player Development Across All Fronts with Andy McKay, Seattle Mariners
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Download/Listen: Episode 81 (MP3)
Guest: Andy McKay, Seattle Mariners

May 1, 2018 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Jeff Petty, Canes Baseball
Download/Listen: Episode 80 (MP3)
Guest: Jeff Petty, Canes Baseball

April 24, 2018 - PLAY MP3
Title: Designing an Offensive Machine with Matt Bragga & Tom Eller
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Download/Listen: Episode 79 (MP3)
Guest: Matt Bragga, Tennessee Tech & Tom Eller, Harford CC

April 17, 2018 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Jake McKinley, William Jessup University
Download/Listen: Episode 78 (MP3)
Guest: Jake McKinley, William Jessup University

April 10, 2018 - PLAY MP3
Title: Training the Exaggerate Behind the Plate with Tim Cossins, Chicago Cubs
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Download/Listen: Episode 77 (MP3)
Guest: Tim Cossins, Chicago Cubs

April 3, 2018 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Greg Lovelady, University of Central Florida
Download/Listen: Episode 76 (MP3)
Guest: Greg Lovelady, University of Central Florida

March 27, 2018 - PLAY MP3
Title: An In-Season Leadership and Trust Inventory with Bruce Brown
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Download/Listen: Episode 75 (MP3)
Guest: Bruce Brown, Proactive Coaching

March 20, 2018 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Trevor Hoffman, MLB Hall of Fame
Download/Listen: Episode 74 (MP3)
Guest: Trevor Hoffman, MLB Hall of Fame

March 13, 2018 - PLAY MP3
Title: Preparing Your Pitching Staff: From the Bullpen to the Game Mound
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Download/Listen: Episode 73 (MP3)
Guests: Skylar Meade, University of South Carolina; Justin James, UC San Diego; Tommy Pharr, Academy of Knoxville

March 6, 2018 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Clint Hurdle, Pittsburgh Pirates
Download/Listen: Episode 72 (MP3)
Guests: Clint Hurdle, Pittsburgh Pirates

Feb. 27, 2018 - PLAY MP3
Title: Spotlighting Diversity in the Dugout
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Download/Listen: Episode 71 (MP3)
Guests: Spencer Allen, Northwestern University; Kerrick Jackson, Southern University; Mervyl Melendez, Florida International University

Feb. 20, 2018 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Cliff Godwin, East Carolina
Download/Listen: Episode 70 (MP3)
Guest: Cliff Godwin, East Carolina University

Feb. 13, 2018 - PLAY MP3
Title: Grassroots Efforts to Grow the Game of Baseball
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Download/Listen: Episode 69 (MP3)
Guest: Andrew Bartman, ABCA & Sean Campbell, USA Baseball

Feb. 6, 2018 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Liam Carroll, Great Britain Baseball
Download/Listen: Episode 68 (MP3)
Guest: Liam Carroll, Great Britain Baseball

Jan. 30, 2018 - PLAY MP3
Title: Going on the Offensive with C.J. Gillman, Air Force & Todd Guilliams, Kentucky
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Download/Listen: Episode 67 (MP3)
Guest: C.J. Gillman, Air Force & Todd Guilliams, Kentucky

Jan. 23, 2018 - PLAY MP3
Title: #ABCA2018: The Victory Lap Part 2
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Download/Listen: Episode 66 (MP3)
Guest: Tom Griffin, Carson-Newman; Dan Heefner, Dallas Baptist; Nick Mingione, Kentucky; Rick Vanderhook, Cal State Fullerton; Patrick Murphy, Alabama Softball; Matt Talarico, Wright State; Stephen Mackey, 2Words; Liam Carroll, Great Britain National Team; Dave Keilitz, ABCA Hall of Famer and former Executive Director

Jan. 16, 2018 - PLAY MP3
Title: #ABCA2018: The Victory Lap Part 1
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Download/Listen: Episode 65 (MP3)
Guest: Tim Corbin, Vanderbilt University; Jake Boss, Michigan State University; Augie Garrido, University of Texas/Cal State Fullerton; Phill Shallenberger, Cairn University; Clay Cox, Paris Junior College; Tyler Gillum, South Mountain Community College; Butch Thompson, Auburn University; Alan Jaeger, Jaeger Sports

Dec. 19, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Revving Up For #ABCA2018 in Indianapolis
Download/Listen: Episode 64 (MP3)
Guest: Craig Keilitz, ABCA

Dec. 12, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Dan Heefner, Dallas Baptist University
Download/Listen: Episode 63 (MP3)
Guest: Dan Heefner, Dallas Baptist University

Dec. 5, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Bringing Positive Leadership into the Dugout with Jon Gordon
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Download/Listen: Episode 62 (MP3)
Guest: Jon Gordon, Author

Nov. 28, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Patrick Murphy, Alabama Softball
Download/Listen: Episode 61 (MP3)
Guest: Patrick Murphy, Alabama Softball

Nov. 21, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Keeping It Simple on the Infield with Perry Hill, Miami Marlins
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 Episode 60 (MP3)
Guest: Perry Hill, Miami Marlins

Nov. 14, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Joe Brown, SUNY Cortland
Download/Listen: Episode 59 (MP3)
Guest: Joe Brown, SUNY Cortland

Nov. 7, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: From the Weight Room to the Diamond
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Download/Listen: Episode 58 (MP3)
Guest: Zach Dechant, TCU & Nick White, Coastal Carolina

Oct. 31, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Extra Innings with Mark Marquess, Stanford University
Download/Listen: Episode 57 (MP3)
Guest: Mark Marquess, Stanford University

Oct. 24, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Helping Hitters Write the Story of Their Swing with Darin Everson, Colorado Rockies
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Download/Listen: Episode 56 (MP3)
Guest: Darin Everson, Colorado Rockies

Oct. 17, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Rob Cooper, Penn State
Download/Listen: Episode 55 (MP3)
Guest: Rob Cooper, Penn State

Oct. 10, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Bringing It Home with Tom Griffin, Carson-Newman
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Download/Listen: Episode 54 (MP3)
Guest: Tom Griffin, Carson-Newman University

Oct. 3, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Todd Whitting
Download/Listen: Episode 53 (MP3)
Guest: Todd Whitting, University of Houston

Sept. 26, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Stuck on Green with Matt Riser, Southeastern Louisiana
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Download/Listen: Episode 52 (MP3)
Guest: Matt Riser, Southeastern Louisiana

Sept. 19, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Stu Fritz, Hope College
Download/Listen: Episode 51 (MP3)
Guest: Stu Fritz, Hope College

Sept. 12, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Mental Game: It’s Not That Simple, with Ken Ravizza
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Download/Listen: Episode 50 (MP3)
Guest: Dr. Ken Ravizza, Heads-Up Baseball

Sept. 5, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Eddie Smith
Download/Listen: Episode 49 (MP3)
Guest: Eddie Smith, Lower Columbia College

August 29, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Consistent Approach to Championship Culture with Kevin O’Sullivan
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Download/Listen: Episode 48 (MP3)
Guest: Kevin O'Sullivan, University of Florida

August 22, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with John Casey, Tufts University
Download/Listen: Episode 47 (MP3)
Guest: John Casey, Tufts University

August 15, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Developing Strike Throwers with Jason Dietrich & Nate Yeskie
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Download/Listen: Episode 46 (MP3)
Guest: Jason Dietrich, University of Oregon & Nate Yeskie, Oregon State University

August 8, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Extra Innings with Mike Martin, Florida State University
Download/Listen: Episode 45 (MP3)
Guest: Mike Martin, Florida State University

August 1, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: A Transformation in Coaching with Matt Deggs, Sam Houston State
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Download/Listen: Episode 44 (MP3)
Guest: Matt Deggs, Sam Houston State University

July 25, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Ed Blankmeyer, St. John's University
Download/Listen: Episode 43 (MP3)
Guest: Ed Blankmeyer, St. John's University

July 18, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Putting Up Crooked Numbers with Brian Green, Link Jarrett
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Download/Listen: Episode 42 (MP3)
Guests: Brian Green (New Mexico State), Link Jarrett (UNC Greensboro)

July 11, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Mark Martinez
Download/Listen: Episode 41 (MP3)
Guest: Mark Martinez, San Diego State University

July 4, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: From the Dugout to the Big Chair - Athletic Director
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Download/Listen: Episode 40 (MP3)
Guests: Jim Peeples (Piedmont College, Georgia), Ray Tanner (University of South Carolina), Kevin Vest (Waubonsee CC, Illinois)

June 27, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Darren Fenster
Download/Listen: Episode 39 (MP3)
Guest: Darren Fenster, Boston Red Sox

June 19, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: The State of College Baseball
Presented by AstroTurf
Download/Listen: Episode 38 (MP3)
Guests: Kyle Peterson and Mike Rooney, ESPN

June 13, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Butch Chaffin
Download/Listen: Episode 37 (MP3)
Guest: Butch Chaffin, Cookeville High School (TN)

June 6, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Closing the Gaps in the Outfield
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Download/Listen: Episode 36 (MP3)
Guests: Jake Boss, Michigan State University; Darin Erstad, University of Nebraska

May 30, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Keith Madison
Download/Listen: Episode 35 (MP3)
Guest: Keith Madison, ABCA Hall of Fame Inductee

May 23, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Year-Round Approach to Arm Training
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Download/Listen: Episode 34 (MP3)
Guests: Alan Jaeger, Jaeger Sports; Eric Cressey, Cressey Sports Performance; Kyle Boddy, Driveline Baseball

May 16, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Trent Mongero
Download/Listen: Episode 33 (MP3)
Guest: Trent Mongero, North Hall High School (GA)

May 9, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Embracing Success with Three Champion Coaches
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Download/Listen: Episode 32 (MP3)
Guest: Greg Brown, Nova Southeastern; Jeremiah Robbins, Lewis-Clark State; Doug Wren, Tyler Junior College

May 2, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with John McCormack
Download/Listen: Episode 31 (MP3)
Guest: John McCormack, Florida Atlantic University

April 25, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Stealing Runs with Matt Talarico
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Download/Listen: Episode 30 (MP3)
Guest: Matt Talarico, Wright State University &

April 18, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Tracy Archuleta
 Episode 29 (MP3)
Guest: Tracy Archuleta, University of Southern Indiana

April 11, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Extra Innings with Augie Garrido
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Download/Listen: Episode 28 (MP3)
Guest: Augie Garrido, Texas & Cal State Fullerton (retired)

April 4, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Tyler Gillium
Download/Listen: Episode 27 (MP3)
Guest: Tyler Gillum, South Mountain CC

March 28, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dominating the Mental Game with Brian Cain
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Download/Listen: Episode 26 (MP3)
Guest: Brian Cain, Peak Performance

March 21, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Woody Hunt
Download/Listen: Episode 25 (MP3)
Guest: Woody Hunt, Cumberland University

March 14, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Getting the Scoop with #FridayFielders
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Download/Listen: Episode 24 (MP3)
Guests: Billy Boyer (Washington), Kainoa Correa (Northern Colorado), Tucker Frawley (Yale)

March 7, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Jamie Shevchik
Download/Listen: Episode 23 (MP3)
Guest: Jamie Shevchik, Keystone College

Feb. 28, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: The Life of a Volunteer Assistant
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Download/Listen: Episode 22 (MP3)
Guests: Derek Simmons (Alabama), Dillon Lawson (Missouri)

Feb. 21, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Rick Vanderhook
Download/Listen: Episode 21 (MP3)
Guest: Rick Vanderhook, Cal State Fullerton

Feb. 14, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Development Behind the Dish with Tanner Swanson
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Download/Listen: Episode 20 (MP3)
Guest: Tanner Swanson, University of Washington

Feb. 7, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: Dugout Chatter with Jim Schlossnagle
Download/Listen: Episode 19 (MP3)
Guest: Jim Schlossnagle, TCU

Jan. 31, 2017 - PLAY MP3
Title: New Year, New Dugouts
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Download/Listen: Episode 18 (MP3)
Guests: Scott Jackson (Liberty), Nick Mingione (Kentucky), Travis Jewett (Tulane)

Dec. 28, 2016 - PLAY MP3
Title: Keys to Dominating #ABCA2017
Download/Listen: Episode 17 (MP3)
Guest: Host, Jeremy Sheetinger - ABCA

Dec. 7, 2016 - PLAY MP3
Title: For Love of the Game with Jerry Weinstein
Download/Listen: Episode 16 (MP3)
Guest: Jerry Weinstein, ABCA Hall of Fame

Nov. 23, 2016 - PLAY MP3
Title: Turning Two with Marty Lees
Download/Listen: Episode 15 (MP3)
Guest: Marty Lees, Washington State University

Nov. 9, 2016 - PLAY MP3
Title: Keeping Things Simple on the Mound with Greg Moore
Download/Listen: Episode 14 (MP3)
Guest: Greg Moore, Cal State Northridge

Oct. 26, 2016 - PLAY MP3
Title: Developing Players and Coaches with Dennis Rogers
Download/Listen: Episode 13 (MP3)
Guest: Dennis Rogers, Riverside City College

Oct. 12, 2016 - PLAY MP3
Title: Character & Ethics with Rusty Stroupe
Download/Listen: Episode 12 (MP3)
Guest: Rusty Stroupe, Gardner-Webb University

Sept. 28, 2016 - PLAY MP3
Title: Elite Infielding with Nate Trosky
Download/Listen: Episode 11 (MP3)
Guest: Nate Trosky, Trosky Baseball

Sept. 14, 2016 - PLAY MP3
Title: A Chat with Championship Coaches
Download/Listen: Episode 10 (MP3)
Guest: Tim Corbin, Vanderbilt; Paul Mainieri, LSU; John Savage, UCLA

August 31, 2016 - PLAY MP3
Title: Championship Culture with Gary Gilmore
Download/Listen: Episode 9 (MP3)
Guest: Gary Gilmore, Coastal Carolina

August 17, 2016 - PLAY MP3
Title: Base Running with Mike Roberts
Download/Listen: Episode 8 (MP3)
Guest: Mike Roberts, Chicago Cubs & Cotuit Kettleers

August 3, 2016 - PLAY MP3
Title: Catching Up with Xan Barksdale
Download/Listen: Episode 7 (MP3)
Guest: Xan Barksdale, Catching 101

July 20, 2016 - PLAY MP3
Title: The Life of a Recruiting Coordinator
Download/Listen: Episode 6 (MP3)
Guests: Brad Bohannon, Auburn University; Donegal Fergus, University of Washington; Kirk Saarloos, Texas Christian University

July 6, 2016 - PLAY MP3
Title: Youth Baseball and More with Rijo Athletics
Download/Listen: Episode 5 (MP3)
Guests: Troy Silva and Jose Rijo-Berger, Rijo Athletics

June 15, 2016 - PLAY MP3
Title: Reflections from Omaha with Skip Bertman
Download/Listen: Episode 4 (MP3)
Guest: Skip Bertman, former LSU head coach 

June 1, 2016 - PLAY MP3
Title: Strength & Conditioning with Eric Cressey
Download/Listen: Episode 3 (MP3)
Guest: Eric Cressey, Cressey Sports Performance

May 11, 2016 - PLAY MP3
Title: The Mental Side of Hitting with Steve Springer
Download/Listen: Episode 2 (MP3)
Guest: Steve Springer, Toronto Blue Jays

April 27, 2016 - PLAY Part 1 MP3 | PLAY Part 2 MP3
Title: Arm Care & Development
Download/Listen: Segment 1 (MP3) | Segment 2 (MP3)
Guests: Alan Jaeger, Jaeger Sports; Nate Yeskie, Oregon State University; Scott Brown, Vanderbilt University; Butch Thompson, Auburn University